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Best Practices for Utilities Deploying Data Tools for Multifamily Properties

Clean Power Plan

This guide seeks to inform utilities of the current barriers for multifamily building owners and share best practices for deploying data tools to serve them.

Energy Efficiency Retrofits and Multifamily Housing Stock: Minnesota Case Studies


Just as in many states, affordable housing is critical for low-income Minnesota residents. Although there are various affordable multifamily housing units in Minnesota, many are in need of repair and aren’t very energy efficient, resulting in high utility bills.

City Challenge Pilot Results

City Challenge

EEFA has completed City Challenge Pilots in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Kansas City to better understand the specific barriers each city faces when it comes to motivating affordable multifamily owners to pursue efficiency and to identify new strategies for engaging the affordable multifamily sector. 

The intentions of the City Challenge Pilots were:

  • to determine whether or not the “challenge” concept, which has worked very well in the commercial sector, could work in the affordable multifamily sector as well; 

EEFA/NEWHAB Annual Convening Roundup


We could not be happier with the dialogue and thought provoking conversations that occurred at each of the sessions during the NEWHAB/EEFA Annual convening this summer in Boston! The convening was a great success with more than 150 participants engaging in collaborative learning and solution-building sessions and plenty of networking. 

EEFA State Coalition Highlights: December 2016

The EEFA state coalitions have been busy throughout the past few months. Take a look at some exciting state coalition updates: